Film Events

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Central Cinema Cinesthesia presents Cul-de-sac directed by Roman Polanski. A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the criminal, the wife, and the Englishman begin to shift in humorous and bizarre fashion. Watch the trailer here:...

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 6:00pm
Pinney Library

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. (2016|134mins)
From IMDb entry -

"The movie really kicks in when Owens finally arrives at the Berlin Olympics. His first entrance into the arena is...

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Tigre, a young noble, is captured by a beautiful female general from an enemy country. Though enchanting, her curves aren’t the only dangerous thing about her. She’s backed by an army of desirable warrior-goddesses called the Vanadis. Can the valiant Tigre survive the action-packed blend of fantasy and fan service!? Screening permission and image courtesy of Funimation

Anime will be shown...

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

2014 / Spain / Spanish, English subtitles / Susupense-thriller / 105 min.

The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and Pedro must put aside their differences if they are to successfully hunt down a killer who for years has terrorized a community in...

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Breeders is a 1986 horror-science fiction film directed by Tim Kincaid, and stars Teresa Farley. When five Manhattan women are accosted under mysterious circumstances, the police think they have got a twisted serial rapist on their hands. But as Detective Dale Androtti soon discover, the reality is much worse. Tracing the source of the attacks underground, they find an unstoppable alien presence that has infested an abandoned subway system and begun to reproduce itself by...

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Aoi will never forget how she felt the day her high school animation club’s labor of love was shown at the cultural festival. But two years after graduating, she works as a production assistant for an animation studio, the reality of her job has somewhat diminished her enthusiasm. Despite the long hours and the daunting schedule, she still hopes to fulfill the promise she and her friends Ema, Shizuka, Misa, and Midori made: to one day reunite and make a real anime of their own as...

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

France / 2014 / Drama / French with English Subtitles / 91 minutes
A taut, nuanced story about the depths of female friendships and the dark side of teenage infatuations, BREATHE, the sophomore directorial effort from Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds, Beginners), is an assured adaptation of the sensational French young adult novel of the same name. Charlie (Joséphine Japy) is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay her much...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 301

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from legislators, companies, and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms. Since it was founded by stay-at-home mom Shannon Watts on December 15, 2012 in response to the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, our organization has flourished to become a leading force for gun violence prevention, with chapters in all 50 states.

Every day more than 90 Americans are shot...

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. (2016|106mins)
IMDb entry -

"…by the time it comes to Eddie’s big moment, teetering at the top of a potential fatal drop, you’re willing him, internally screaming him, to victory even though you know there’s...

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

It's the age-old tale: the girl's into a guy that barely knows she exists. While all Chiyo can think about is Nozaki, all he cares about is his manga deadline looming over his head. But when Chiyo attempts to confess to Nozaki, a bit of confusion causes her to instead become his assistant! As Chiyo reluctantly agrees to lend a hand she discovers Nozaki isn’t just any manga author, he’s the famous Yumeno Sakiko who writes one of the most popular shoujo manga of all time.